They have grown up in the Manchester United academy together – and Marcus Rashford wishes he was lining up with Scott McTominay for England against Scotland tomorrow.
McTominay is set to make his 25th appearance for Scotland against England in a crucial Euro 2020 Group D match. The Manchester United midfielder was eligible for England but opted for his family roots in Scotland, McTominay now hoping to get a positive result at Wembley after Scotland lost 2-0 to Czech Republic in the Hampden Euros opener.
When England star Rashford was asked about whether he would like to have had Manchester United teammate McTominay alongside him against Scotland, he said (DR): “Yeah. Definitely. I spoke to him the other day. It’s going to be a different experience for us, but it’s definitely one I’m proud of.
“We have been lucky and privileged enough to line up together at Manchester United for so many years now. We have been playing together since we were eight or nine years old, so to be playing against each other in one of the biggest competitions in football is an amazing achievement. You can’t really explain those moments.
“Someone that you’ve grown up with. There’s a few at United, it’s just a huge sense of pride and it’s not really for me. It’s seeing Scott’s journey and his family’s journey. There’s so many players and you’re proud to see them wearing the shirt and it makes it special that it’s a journey together. It’s going to be a bit strange to play against each other.”
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